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AIIMS SS 2024 Exam

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About AIIMS SS Exam

INI SS 2023 Result is releasing on 5th May 2023 for DM/ M.Ch. INI SS (Institute of National Importance Super Specialty entrance test) is a medical entrance exam conducted at national level. It is organized by AIIMS for admission into DM/ M.Ch./ MD Hospital Administration Courses. Admission is offered at various institutions – AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER, NIMHANS, and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, etc.

The INI SS exam is held twice a year in the months of January & July. For July session, registration started from 14th March 2023. Here in this article, we have provided complete details about INI SS 2023 from application process to counselling process.

AIIMS SS Exam Date

Here are the INI SS Exam dates (official) for various events to be held in the year 2023:

For July Session:
Events Dates 2023 (Announced)
Online registration starts 23rd March 2023
Registration ends on 6th April 2023
Application status uploaded 10th April 2023
Submission of documents Last date 14th April 2023
finalisation of centres/ allotment of roll no & Availability of Admit card 21st April 2023
Exam Date 29th April 2023
Result (for all INIs) 5th May 2023
Result Stage 1 (for AIIMS applicants only) May 2023
Departmental Assessment (only for AIIMS applicants) May 2023
Final Result declaration May/ June 2023

​For January Session:
Events Dates 2023 (Announced)
Online registration starts 29th September 2022
Registration ends on 17th October 2022
Application status uploaded 21st October 2022
Last date of submission of required documents 25th October 2022
Availability of Admit card 31st October 2022
Exam Date 6th November 2022
Result (for all INIs) 11th November 2022
Result Stage 1 (for AIIMS applicants only) 14th November 2022
Departmental Assessment (only for AIIMS applicants) 14th November 2022
Merit list for seat allocation 1st December 2022

AIIMS SS Eligibility

INI SS 2023 eligibility criteria for DM/M.Ch

To get admission to DM/M.Ch. seats through the common entrance test, candidates must meet the INI SS eligibility criteria 2023 as laid down by the authority.

  • Candidates must have completed the requisite qualification, degree and tenure by January 31, 2023.

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must possess the educational qualification mentioned in the information brochure.

  • Age relaxation: The age relaxation offered by the authority varies for different categories which can be referred from the table below.

Upper age limit for DM/M.Ch. INI SS 2023


Upper age limit

AIIMS New Delhi & other AIIMS

35 years

PGIMER, Chandigarh

45 years

NIMHANS, Bengaluru

37 years

SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram

40 years

JIPMER, Puducherry

No upper age limit


  • For OBC candidates: Upper age limit is relaxable by a maximum of 3 years

  • For SC/ST candidates: Upper age limit is relaxable by a maximum of 5 years

  • For ex-serviceman & commissioned officers including ECO, SSCO: Upper age limit is relaxable by a maximum of 5 years

  • Sponsored candidates: No upper age limit

  • PwD candidates: Upper age limit is relaxable by a maximum of 5 years


Eligibility criteria MD (Hospital Administration)

  • Candidates must have an MBBS or equivalent degree.

  • Candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience in government hospitals or five years of experience in general practice.

  • Candidates belonging to UR/OBC/EWS/Sponsored category must have obtained 55% in aggregate in MBBS whereas those belonging to SC/ST must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

  • Candidates must be registered with the Central /State Medical Registration Council.

  • Candidates who have graduated from foreign universities must fill in their FMGE exam marks in the application form.

AIIMS SS Exam Pattern

The INI SS 2023 exam will be conducted in online (CBT) mode in two stages. The stage I will comprise of 80 questions that needs to be answered in 90 minutes. For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded one mark and for every incorrect answer, one-third mark will be deducted. Stage II will be conducted for those candidates who apply for AIIMS and will be of 20 marks only.

Salient features



90 minutes

Number of questions

80 Questions

Total Marks

80 Marks



Type of questions

Objective type of questions of single correct choice.

Marking scheme

  • +1 mark for every correct answer

  • -⅓ mark for every incorrect answer

  • 0 marks for unanswered/marked for review


The question paper will consist of questions from the General/Basic component of the qualifying educational qualification and from sub- specialty/systems/component the specialty/course for which the examination is being conducted.

Qualifying Criteria in Stage I

50 percent (%)


Stage II: Applicable to all AIIMS only

  1. Candidates must secure 50% marks or more in stage I.

  2. Candidates must have registered online for AIIMS seats in respective specialty/course.

  3. Candidates fulfilling the AIIMS eligibility criteria will be called for departmental clinical/practical/lab-based assessment related to subspecialty/systems/component of the specialty/course for which the candidate has applied.

  4. Candidates must obtain 50% marks or more in stage I and stage II combined to qualify for AIIMS seat allocation.

AIIMS SS How to Apply

Candidates who wish to apply for the INI SS 2022 entrance test had to register on the official website of the institute, Only those candidates who complete the registration process can fill INI SS 2022 application form for admission to AIIMS DM/MCh/MD-Hospital Administration courses. Candidates must note that AIIMS accept only online applications for INI SS 2022 July session. Candidates had to fill all details and pay the application fee, INR 4250 + transaction charges to submit the application form for the exam. Candidates could choose three options as exam centre out of the list of cities released by AIIMS. Options of exam centres can be chosen while filling the application form for AIIMS DM/MCh/MD(HA) courses.

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